University of Vermont

Vermont Advanced Computing Core

VACC Partners

The VACC provides an environment at UVM that supports computing-related research and education, as well as collaborations between UVM researchers and regional commercial colleagues. We embrace a multi-disciplinary, team-oriented approach and a commitment to full partnership between education, research and service.

Connecting Researchers

The VACC is a portal, and hub, for larger research computing networks and services. Through our relationships with regional, national amd worldwide cyberinfrastructure, we help connect researchers with major high-performance computing systems, including EPSCoR NECC and TeraGrid/XD.

Excellence in Multidisciplinary Research

The following are areas in which the VACC is assisting in the advancement of research.

  • Alternative energy and regulatory policy
  • Climate change
  • Complex human-environmental interactions
  • Complex systems
  • Data mining
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Health informatics
  • Heat transfer
  • Joint pain and orthopedic modeling
  • Molecular dynamics and modeling
  • Origin of matter in early universe
  • Robotics
  • Social networks and behaviors
  • Soil communities

Growing Partnerships

The following are among the many partners we collaborate with.

  • UVM Complex Systems Center
  • Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit
  • Vermont EPSCoR
  • The ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center
    at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
  • IBM World Community Grid
  • Lyndon State College
  • Middlebury College
  • MITRE Corporation
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • NSF Office of CyberInfrastructure
  • The Smithsonian Institution
  • State of Vermont
  • UVM Center for Biomedical Informatics
  • UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  • UVM Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
  • UVM Spatial Analysis Lab
  • UVM Transportation Research Center